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[South Carolina] Loophole lets youths puff away on electronic cigarettes

A legal loophole allows South Carolina youths to possess a popular tobacco substitute, but the law soon could catch up with the trendy product. The South Carolina Youth Tobacco Law prohibits merchants from selling or giving anyone younger than 18 any to
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Feb 10, 2013 21:36

[South Carolina] C of C students back ‘tobacco-free’ campus, but faculty members have enforcement concerns

Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jan 21, 2013 16:33

[South Carolina] Michael Cummings: MUSC tobacco researcher tasked with cutting cancer rates in Palmetto State

In October 2011, the 59-year-old came to the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center after nearly three decades of hands-on research work at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y. Here, he is tasked with helping lower South Car
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jan 19, 2013 18:18

[South Carolina] CATASTROPHE: Libertarians are wrong about smoking bans

There is no clearer proof that this is an asinine theory than the current debate regarding smoking bans in the Lowcountry, where the City of North Charleston recently decided against enacting a ban on smoking. After all, how long should the community wai
Charleston (SC) City Paper
added Oct 10, 2012 17:32

[Illinois, Missouri, South Carolina] Tobacco Use More Prevalent among African-American Adolescents Living in Public Housing Communities, MU Researcher Says

Researcher says early interventions needed to curb youths’ tobacco use
University of Missouri News Bureau
added Jul 10, 2012 14:47

[South Carolina] Big Pharma's Tobacco Moment as Star Lawyers Push Opioid Suits

South Carolina became the sixth state to sue opioid makers alleging they have created a public health crisis. The suit filed by Joe Rice, a plaintiff lawyer who helped negotiate a $246 billion settlement with the tobacco industry in 1998, suggests states
Bloomberg News
added Aug 17, 2017 05:22

[South Carolina] Lawyers who won Happy Birthday copyright case sue over “We Shall Overcome”

Striking tobacco workers sang the song in the 1940s during a strike in South Carolina. Peoples' Songs Inc., a company created by legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, published a songbook in 1948 that included the song. "This simple and moving hymn tune be
Ars Technica (blog)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:41

Scoppe: How South Carolina cut teen smoking, and can cut it more

16 percent youth smoking rate is still higher than the national average...And our 22 percent adult smoking rate is significantly higher than the national average....And South Carolina’s cigarette tax is still lower than 42 states, at just a third of the n
Columbia (SC) State
added Dec 1, 2015 19:46

[South Carolina] Taking Down Tobacco

Some students mentioned that they felt the current policy regarding tobacco on campus was sufficient. “I think [the new policy] is wrong because we are a public university and we already cannot smoke within a certain distance from each building,” said se
The Tiger (Clemson U.)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:56

[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Your cigarette, his illness

Both North Charleston and Folly Beach have rejected smoking bans in enclosed workplaces. Perhaps the new CDC data will inspire a change of heart for them....So while smokers lament having fewer places to smoke, nonsmokers can breathe a little more easi
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Feb 16, 2015 19:49
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